SAN BENITO COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY copyright. All rights reserved.

Funded in part by grants provided by the

Community Foundation for SBC and the

Monterey Peninsula Foundation

Guidelines for Use of the Research Center

  1. 1. Please send an email to schedule an appointment.
  2. 2. Please sign in upon arrival
  3. 3. Please do not help yourself to materials
  4. 4. Please do not re-shelve any materials
  5. 5. No food or drinks are allowed in the Research Center
  6. 6. Please only use a pencil
  7. 7. Permission for digital photos of our holdings is required       in advance.
  8. 8. No digital photos or photocopies of our photos
  9. 9. Fee for photocopies is 25 cents each

​Photo Reproduction and Publication
With the rich history of San Benito County, we get many requests for photos to be reproduced or used in various publications.  Be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules, guidelines, and fees regarding the use of photos in your project.

Photo Policy and Fee Schedule (PDF)

Photo Service Agreement (PDF)
Request for Permission to Publish (PDF)

If you have any questions, please contact us via email at